TRIBE NYGMIINI n.
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Medama spatulidorsum Holloway
   
Medama spatulidorsum
Holloway, 1976: 49.


Medama spatulidorsum
(holotype)

Medama spatulidorsum
(paratype)


Diagnosis.
There are elongate, spatulate scales on the forewing dorsum. Both sexes have dark brown forewings with the fasciae whitish, the postmedial with a darker brown area distally at the dorsum. The male has the medial area a paler rufous brown, whereas in the female it is dark brown.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only two specimens were taken at 1500m in the Mesilau area of the Pinosuk Plateau of G. Kinabalu. The majestic montane forest growing there at the time has since been cleared for agriculture, horticulture and a golf course.

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